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Negotiating necessities: Powerful tactics to get what you want

Self-Assessment Quiz – True or False:<p>I feel comfortable speaking up at meetings.<br>• I have created a team of people I can go to for help.<br>• I am aware of my …

Quit Trying to 'Find Your Passion', Psychologists Say, And Do This Instead

You've been lied to.<p>Find your passion, they say. As if it were easy. As if, just by looking around the place, you might stumble into what you love – …

Row Your Way to a Ripped Body With This Partner Workout

The goal is to finish as fast as you can<p>The Row to Hell, a workout from trainer Bobby Maximus, author of <i>The Maximus Body</i>, will fire up your heart rate, get your blood pumping, and melt your body fat. You'll only need two things: a rower and another human, preferably a willing friend.<p>Here's how it …

Tennis legend Billie Jean King on the 3 common traits that lead to greatness

PALM DESERT, Calif.— Tennis legend Billie Jean King — who blazed a trail for equality and ushered in a new era for women’s sports in the 1970s — …

What You Need to Know About Nutritional Yeast

Nutritional yeast has long been a favorite of vegans, who use it as a cheese substitute. But now nutritional yeast is everywhere—maybe you’ve seen it …

Food

Tip: Is Stevia Making You Sick?

Some people need to avoid stevia. Here's why.<p>Not So Sweet?<p>Stevia is certainly having a moment. This herb is two hundred times sweeter than sugar, has …

Craving Sweets? Here's What You Should Do.

<b>Q: Even after a big dinner, I still crave something sweet. What’s the best, low-cal way to quench my hunger?</b><p><b>A:</b> Your craving is the result of being …

Nutrition

​I Added Rowing to My Workouts. Here’s Why You Should, Too

Simple reasons why rowing can boost your fitness and add variety to your workouts​<p>My goal in life is to work hard and keep it simple. That’s how I was raised. Midwestern roots, man. I also like to keep it simple in the gym. I stick to primarily straightforward cardio, agility, and core workouts. …

Workouts

MTB Strength Training: Dand Push-Ups

Fitness Friday #4: Circuit training

<i>Many of us would like to be in better shape. Making small tweaks to daily habits or workouts can make all the difference. With new fitness and diet</i> …

The Planche Rock to Pushup Will Carve Up Some Superhuman Abs

Take your core strength to the next level with this combo<p>A classic planche is that almost superhuman exercise you will often see breakdancers or gymnasts perform, where the entire body is held off the ground (almost perfectly horizontal) with just the hands in contact with the floor.<p>It's a true …

Anabolic Stretching: An Oft-Overlooked Training Facet to Ramp Up Single Bodypart Growth

Whether we admit it or not, we all have stubborn muscles that refuse to grow no matter how much time we spend yelling at them.<b></b> <b>And it sucks.</b> Until …

This 12-time Olympic medalist reveals her ultimate 6.5-minute ab workout that helps keep her fit

Five-time Olympic swimmer and 12-time Olympic medalist Dara Torres demonstrates her ultimate ab workout that keeps her in amazing shape. Torres has teamed up with SHOW MORE OF YOU from Celgene and Otezla — a campaign that is shining light on the psoriasis or psoriatic arthritis.<p>To learn more about …

Foods that Affect Testosterone Levels

A number of studies suggest that exposure to industrial pollutants may affect sexual function, for example, loss of libido, sexual dysfunction, and …

Unilateral Leg Training, Part 1: Historical Perspectives

<b>Everywhere you look in the training world today you see single leg exercises</b>. You could be forgiven for thinking that it was always this way. It …

Unilateral Leg Training, Part 2: Challenging the Overreaction

<i>In part one Historical Perspectives I shared a historical review of single leg training. In this second installment, I will focus on what I call the</i> …

How to carve your serratus anterior muscle

Understanding the Shoulder and Bulletproofing It From Injury

<b>A few weeks ago I wrote on the importance of addressing the upper back musculature to develop a stable and functional shoulder joint and shoulder</b> …

Tip: Ab Training for Serious Lifters

You've seen this exercise before. Now make it even more effective.<p>The reverse crunch has been a staple in strength and conditioning programs for …

BionicGym – A Leg Muscle Stimulator That Claims to Burn 1000 Calories/Hour while You Lie on the Couch

How does running a marathon and burning over 1000 calories per hour without even getting off your couch sound? That’s exactly what the BionicGym, an …

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Why Your Muscles May Twitch When You Lift Weights

Those tics are annoying. Here’s what causes them, and when you should actually worry<p>Hitting the weights can tire your muscles out, but it also could spur a little action from them, too.<p>Your muscles can actually start twitching involuntarily when you’re lifting. What gives?<p>Those tiny, uncontrollable …

The 3 Best Exercises For Building Bigger, Stronger Quads

Boost your performance and fortify your lower body with these moves<p>When you pull on your swim trunks this summer, will your thighs be easy on her eyes?<p>Even more important: quadriceps strength, which is critical for knee health, squatting, running, and jumping. The three moves below will take you …

Here's How to Know Your Gut Type

You know your blood type and your skin type—but what about your gut type?<p>According to natural medicine doctor and nutritionist Josh Axe, nearly all of us are prone to one of five distinct digestive imbalances, which he presents in his new book <i>Eat Dirt: Why Leaky Gut May Be the Root Cause of Your</i> …

Want to Get Fit? Follow This Pro Athlete Meal Plan

You’ve heard time and time again: A healthy lifestyle requires diet <i>and</i> exercise. But striking that perfect balance is tricky. Even if you’re doing an awesome job of nailing those whole-body workouts, you might still be wondering where all those hard-earned muscles could be hiding. To help you out, …

Food

Are Nuts Actually Good For You?

<i>In our monthly series called, “Ask a Nutritionist,” we harass McKel Hill of Nutrition Stripped, an internationally-known Registered Dietitian</i> …

New Research Shows Why Focus On Teams, Not Just Leaders, Is Key To Business Performance

Deloitte just launched a study of people challenges in business, Deloitte Human Capital Trends 2016, and the results were striking. Among the 7,000+ companies who responded (in over 130 countries), the #1 issue on leaders minds is “how to redesign our organizational structure” to meet the demands …

Employee Engagement

7 Great Slow-Cooker Recipes for Cyclists

Be Your Future Self's Personal Chef<p>Tony Pedulla<p>There’s nothing like coming home knackered from a hard ride, dying for some food, but sorely lacking the energy to make any. Instead of pouring yourself (yet another) bowl of cereal, take a few minutes first thing in the morning (or before you go to …